Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Allie's 1st Birthday-Part 2


DISCLAIMER: TONS OF PICTURES

I'm sure everyone thought it never happened...Allie's Birthday that is. I am finally getting around to posting pictures from her actual birthday party. I still haven't done her video yet for the first year but I'm going to get to it! Things have been so busy around here with baseball that I haven't had time to get other things done.

Allie had a blast at her birthday. My moms were the only ones here so it was low key and she did great. Allie doesn't do well around lots of people in small spaces. She loves the ballpark and does well with people there but even still if she sees someone she doesn't like or hears a deep voice she loses it and it's hard to get her composed again. I did a princess cake for the big cake and then for her smash cake she had a giant cupcake. She dug right in!!!! I wanted to get a picture of it sitting on her high chair with her right there but as soon as she saw it she started reaching for it...then the second I put it down she was immediately in it. Oh my..what a mess!!!!!! It was such a highlight to be able to share that day with her...I'll never forget it! I'm still just amazed that I've been blessed with a little girl...I can't believe it. When I got pregnant this last time there wasn't a doubt in my mind that we were having another boy...I mean we just didn't make girls...it wasn't in our genes. The day we found out she was a girl was the day my grandfather died and we were headed out the very next morning to Oklahoma..I remember walking in and telling David and he just broke down in tears. There are still days that I wake up and have to tell myself that we have pink in our house. Something about a girl....just like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day! I can't wait until we can dress Barbies,play with her dolls,have a tea party and play dress up. I'm incredibly blessed!




She got a swing from one of her grandmothers. Of course it had to be PINK! She loves it...we've been outside the last couple of days and she absolutely loves to swing..I've got pictures of her first time on it but I'll save those for another day.


I think I've created a monster. Lucas got this camera for Christmas from his grandmother and loves it. Downside is he's always right beside me trying to get pictures and half the time Allie won't look at me because he's right there too. Sometimes it drives me insane and I just tell him he's gotta get out of my way :)


This was her favorite thing...her other grandmother got her this and she absolutely loved them. They're drums that play music and light up...I couldn't get her attention away to open other presents because she was so caught up in these.


She had to see them from every possible angle!


I still think she's the best gift opener of any one year old I've ever seen! She's fast and efficient!


As soon as she opened this walker/stroller she was on top of the box and spent the better part of the next week on top of it. She would crawl up and play and play and play. We just now took it out of the box this past weekend and put it together.


Cheese!


I love this picture...it's like she's saying "Is this all mine?"


She dove head first into it...no hands no nothing...all mouth!









18 comments:

Alicia said...

LOL..oh my gosh...I LOVE that cupcake picture!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Okay..I wanna know...did you make those?????????????????

Lori: Teacher Turned Mommy said...

cute cake... looks like she loved it

Heather said...

That's the best cupcake/smash cake I've seen!!! Wasn't sure how big it was at first until I saw it next to her. WOW! It was pretty dang big! You got some great shots. She's getting SO BIG - what chunky legs on that girl! heehee Love how she played on top of the box. We spend money on all these toys and all they want is a box or a clothes hanger. Sheesh.

Happy Birthday big girl!!

Alicia W. said...

Those are great! I love how your oldest is in a few of your pictures taking pics of Allie too. I'm with you - get out of my way boy! LOL

The cupcake cake you made is fantastic. Where on earth did you find the kit. I saw one on ebay but never got around to getting it. Maybe they will start selling it at walmart soon. I LOVE IT!

Her birthday was great and she sure does rip through those gifts. You go Allie bug!

Windy said...

such sweet pictures!

did you make the cakes?

Cassie said...

OH my goodness! I love that smash cake! I love that she dove head first into it. I can't wait to see what Jackson till do with his. Probably pick it up & throw it on the floor knowing him LOL

Everyday Mom Designs said...

What a mess! She is just soooo cute! The cakes turned out great! I love the giant cupcake idea. :)

I'm so glad she had a great birthday!

He And Me + 3 said...

That was so awesome. What a cute birthday cupcake...huge!
Every picture was precious. She is adorable and definitely sunshine on a cloudy day:)

Catherine said...

Alicia stole my thoughts.... Gorgeous cupcake picture and did you make that? Great shots. Happy Birthday Alli!

Simple Midwest Mom said...

Too precious and those cakes are absolutely adorable!

McCrakensx4 said...

Love love love the cake pictures! Those are always my favorites! Did you make the cakes? they were both so awesome! I wanna girl!!

Tanya said...

That is seriously cute, I love the huge cupcake, I'll be doing that for Odessa's b-day. She is just perfect, happy b-day Allie!

drewmark19 said...

Those pictures are great! I just love seeing Allie dig into that cake with such gusto. Her facial expressions are a hoot! Happy birthday, Allie!

MarvelousMOM said...

Skylar has those onsies. I love the pictures. She totally dug into her big cupcake. She is adorable. 1 already!? Such a little sweetie!!!

Veronica said...

Stephanie...LOVE the pics. Those cakes were just awesome!!! My favorite pics were the last ones. They brought a big smile to my face!

Anonymous said...

We didn't think and for my daughter's first birthday we bouught the cutest ice cream cake....DUMB...She started screaming and I ran her to the faucet to unfreeze her hands.
(Owen's Gramma Vicki)

Liz @ My Full Cup said...

Oh my goodness! These pictures are just precious! I LOVE that huge cupcake too...that is so cool! )

Becca said...

oh these pictures are AMAZING!!!